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TV KLAXON: CRIME.
7 December 2021

76 Ltd director James Strong likes a one-word title. After Liar and Vigil comes Crime, a six-part adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name and sequel to Filth.

The BritBox exclusive stars Dougray Scott as DI Ray Lennox and Joanna Vanderham as DS Amanda Drummond, with Edinburgh in full Scottish crime drama mode - relief for those still recovering from A Castle for Christmas.

Genre stalwart Ken Stott (Rebus, Messiah) also stars as Chief Superintendent Bob Toal, which suggests he's keen to play every police rank at least once. At least he knows the cop manual from cover to cover.


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BISCUIT FILMWORKS BRING STEVE ROGERS TO THE UK.

Biscuit Filmworks UK claim they have signed "one of the world's best commercial directors" in the form of Australian Steve Rogers.


ANTHONY PRINCE LESLIE JOINS BLACK DOG FILMS.

Brooklyn-based director Anthony Prince Leslie has signed with Black Dog Films for UK work


JOHNNY FOREIGNER DOUBLE THEIR PLEASURE.

Martin Swift and Alex Scherillo (aka Twinset) have joined Johnny Foreigner for commercial representation.


A SPANIER IN THE WORKS AT CMN PPL FLMS.

Director and photographer Grant Spanier has joined CMN PPL FLMS for UK representation.


CHELSEA WELCOME JOHAN KRAMER AND STACY PERALTA.

Dutch filmmaker Johan Kramer and skateboarder-turned-director Stacy Peralta have joined Chelsea’s UK roster.


PARK VILLAGE AND JOEL JAY BLACKER TEAM UP.

Park Village have signed Joel Jay Blacker to their commercial roster.


TYLLIE BARBOSA LANDS AT FRESH FILM.

Tabletop director and all-round foodie Tyllie Barbosa now plies her trade at Fresh Film.


ARMOURY SWOOP FOR UZO OLEH.

Up-and-coming director and photographer Uzo Oleh has joined Armoury's eclectic and high-powered roster.


A BLUE LETTER DAY FOR MERMAN.

Merman say they have signed "a force of energy and talent” in the shape of filmmaker Amanda Blue.


AUGUSTO GIMÉNEZ ZAPIOLA JOINS BIRTH UK.

Argentine director Augusto Giménez Zapiola has become the latest addition to Birth's UK roster.


DESTINATION LONDON ALLEY FOR COLIN TILLEY.

Colin Tilley, the director of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's 'WAP' promo, has joined London Alley for representation.


TV KLAXON: THE THIEF, HIS WIFE, AND THE CANOE.

2AM's Richard Laxton directs a four-part drama based on the disappearance of John Darwin.


ZHANG + KNIGHT SIGN WITH ACADEMY.

Zhang + Knight have joined Academy Films for UK representation.


HOMESPUN YARNS 2022

Great news! Homespun Yarns is back to brighten our year.


CODY CLOUD JOINS UNTOLD STUDIOS.

Los Angeles-based director and photographer Cody Cloud is now on the books at Untold Studios.


SACARIAS KIUSALAAS EARNS AN ARTS & SCIENCES DEGREE.

Sacarias Kiusalaas, the man behind one of last year's standout Christmas ads, has joined Arts & Sciences for UK representation.


SAAM FARAHMAND GOES STATESIDE WITH ANONYMOUS CONTENT.

US clients now have the chance to work with director Saam Farahmand through Anonymous Content.


ANONYMOUS CONTENT BET ON THIRTYTWO.

Anonymous Content have signed thirtytwo for work in the UK and the US.


CHRIS WALKER STEPS UP AT MARSHALL STREET EDITORS.

Long-time Marshall Street Editors man Chris Walker has been rewarded with a slot on the main roster.


BLIRP HEAD TO CURATE.

Argentine animation studio Blirp have joined Curate for UK representation.


NEW LAND RECRUIT ANGELINA BERGENWALL.

Director and photographer Angelina Bergenwall has joined New Land's New Talent roster.


TV KLAXON - JIMMY SAVILE: A BRITISH HORROR STORY.

Coffee & TV deliver the grave opening titles for Netflix's Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story.


HELP FUND A MISSION TO UKRAINE

The ever intrepid Jane White is driving a minibus of supplies to Poland on 12 April, and they will be distributed to Ukrainian refugees and to those across the border busily repelling the Russian invasion.


MONIKA BRODKA JOINS PAPAYA FILMS

Papaya Films have added multi-talented artist and director Monika Brodka to their roster for representation.


KODE SIGN ROBBIE SAMUELS.

Kode have signed director Robbie Samuels to their UK commercial roster.


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